January 18, 2017

The Art of Giving—TCG Holiday Show, December 3

 The Topanga Canyon Gallery (TCG) will hold a reception for its annual Holiday show featuring the now legendary $50 wall of 6”x 6” art on December 3, from 3-7 p.m. New this year is a selection of ornaments, each handmade by a gallery artist, as well as many other hand-made items priced under $50 throughout the gallery. On December 17, TCG will also join other storefront businesses at Pine Tree Circle for Leslie and Steve Car… [Read More...]

Artist’s Profile—Farideh Azad

 A member of the Topanga Canyon Gallery, Farideh Azad embodies the call to art in several ways: first, she has followed her calling over decades while moving from place to place across the globe and back; and second, in embracing a variety of media in order to express her will to make art. Azad came to the United States for a college education at the University of Minnesota after finishing her high school education … [Read More...]

A Remedy… “Immerse Ourselves in Tchaikovsky”

 As the audience assembled to hear the Topanga Symphony concert, in an unusual move, Conductor and Music Director Jerome Kessler stood on the podium and addressed the loyal classical music enthusiasts with words from Tchaikovsky, the quote included “Music is heaven’s greatest gift to man.” He then turned to the musicians of the orchestra and began conducting Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 in E minor. The amazing performance by the musicians, playi… [Read More...]